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2017-04-17 12.05.30Easter Egg Hunt

17th April 2017

52 children took part in this year’s Easter Egg Hunt, and, as usual, the Easter Bunny came along to ensure fair play.

£601.50 was raised for General Funds

Open Gardens and Festival of Flowers –

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This was a very successful event which brought the community together with 23 different Village Organisations providing flower displays in church and 18 people opening their gardens.

The event raised an amazing £2,639.14 for the Bell Restoration Appeal

Rededication of World War One Roll of Honour

On Sunday 26th July 2015, the World War One Roll of Honour, which had been restored through the WW1 Commemorative Committee in the Village, was rededicated and returned to it’s position in the porch. to read more about this click here, and to see the pictures click here.

Christmas 2014

We had some lovely worship and events during Advent and Christmas.  Click here for a review of them.

Harvest Week 2014

Our Harvest Week in aid of Farm Africa again this year raised £1053.56 for the charity.  Thank you to everyone who supported the supper and auctions.

Church Open Weekend July 2014

This years Open Weekend raised and amazing £1,669.89 for the General Fund

World War I

It is 100 years since the outbreak of world War I and the Hanslope Historical  Society together with the Parish Council and the Church have set up a World War One Committee.  Please click here for an update on the plans.

Open Gardens Event in June

We are grateful to Andy and Sue Grout and all our garden hosts for organising this event in June.  We raised £802.79 for the General Fund.  Please click here for a more detailed report.

Parachuting Teddies in May

This event was great fun and raised £750 for the General Fund.  Click here for a more detailed report.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting and Vestry Meeting 2014

Please click for our Annual Report 2013 and click here for the results of the elections.

Holy Week 2014

We had a very vibrant and spiritually rewarding Holy Week and Easter.  please click on the links to see our Holy Week Review.  Holy Week Part 1;   Holy Week Part 2:     Holy Week Part 3

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This annual event held every year on Easter Monday raised a record total this year of £559.79 for the General Fund.  61 children took part in the Easter Egg Hunt and the winners are pictured to the right. Meanwhile, people enjoyed having lunch of Bacon Butties, hot Dogs and cakes.  The raffles, tombola, cakes and other stalls did very well, and the name of the rabbit was correctly guessed as “Peter”, so our Easter Bunny went off to the lucky winner.

The 2014 Lent Lunches Raised £649.68 for FARM Africa

A Gig for Ghana

A Gig for Ghana

A Gig for Ghana

We had a very successful concert on 16th March and raised £552 for much needed instruments for St Paul’s Church Band, Agbozume. This amount will be sent to them via the Diocese of Ho. For a fuller account please refer to our “Links with the Diocese of Ho” page. Christmas greetings from our friends at St Paul’s Agbozume in Ghana have been received: click here for more information: Agbozume Christmas Greetings

Our Advent Extravaganza held on Saturday 30th November was well supported and raised a record total of £745. A much needed boost for the churches general funds.  Our grateful thanks to everyone who came along and supported the event.

Remembrance Day 2013We had a record attendance at our service for Remembrance Sunday on 10th November 2013, including good support from Scouts, Beavers and Cubs – pictured here are those chosen to present their flags for each of the organisations.

Our 2013 Harvest Thanksgiving Week has raised over £1,200 for Farm Africa in addition to a large quantity of produce being sent to MK Foodbank.  Our thanks to all who contributed

Our 2013 Open Weekend in July raised over £1,300 for the General Fund.

STRAWBERRY CREAM TEAS were served on the 7th July 2013 raising £412 for the Diocese of Ho.

LENT LUNCHES 2013  This year’s Lent Lunches have raised a mammoth £820.06 for FARM-Africa. 8% more than last year’s record total. Thanks to all concerned.

EASTER EGG HUNT AND FAMILY FUN DAY2013 50 children took part in the Easter Egg hunt this year on a cold, but dry Easter Monday.  Bacon butties and cakes were enjoyed and the stalls did a good trade.  The name of the teddy bear was Walter.  We raised £460.67 for the General Fund and are very grateful to those who helped with the event and those who supported it.  Thank you.

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